I saw you there,
twinkling in
the distance
like a long-forgotten
star in a city night.

© Sarah Doughty


20 thoughts on “Smog”

  1. I can’t imagine what it would be like to live in a city so big and so bright that you can’t see the stars at night. I think I would feel very strange, with nothing up there to remind me of how small and unimportant I am.

    Or, that was the first thought that crossed my mind when I read your poem!

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    1. Yes, exactly. I don’t live in the heart of a city, but I’m close enough that I don’t see many stars. There’s Venus and maybe Mars, which don’t count, but I’m not able to see much else. Its a strange feeling, knowing they’re there, but unseen.

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